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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR MID ATLANTIC STATES WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
1157 AM EDT TUE MAR 31 2015

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE ALONG THE COAST WILL MOVE
QUICKLY E THROUGH THE REGION EARLY TODAY. DEVELOPING LOW PRES
WILL MOVE OFF THE NRN MID ATLC COAST NEAR CAPE MAY LATE THIS
AFTERNOON...TRACK E ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT INTO EARLY WED
WHILE INTENSIFYING...THEN MOVE OFF TO THE NE LATE WED. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD OFFSHORE WED NIGHT...MOVE SE THROUGH THE WATERS
THU...THEN CONTINUE MOVING E THU NIGHT AND FRI WHILE MAINTAINING
A RIDGE ACROSS THE SRN WATERS. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E
AND APPROACH THE MID ATLC COAST THU NIGHT AND FRI...THEN MOVE SE
THROUGH THE WATERS FRI NIGHT AND SAT AS DEVELOPING LOW PRES MOVES
NE AND PASSES TO THE N OF THE AREA. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE
REGION FROM THE W SAT NIGHT.

SANDY HOOK TO 37.5N

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.

37.5N TO CAPE HATTERAS

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED...N TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.

CAPE HATTERAS TO MURRELLS INLET

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.